Category: RNB Roundup

RNB’s Religion News Roundup: Scientology, Tony Alamo’s money, Islam’s headscarves, more…

Religion news In today’s RNB Religion News Roundup: Scientologists harass Swedish family; John Travolta a Scientologist ‘now and forever’; and Scientology’s PR push.

Also: a summer camp for atheist kids; Much to do about the Islamic headscarf; a guide pony for a blind Muslim woman; and assorted Islam-related terrorism items.

Plus religion news briefs…

RNB’s Religion News Roundup: Tony Alamo, Alan Bushey, Allen Steed, Johnny McGowan and more…

Religion news In today’s RNB Religion News Roundup: lawyers hope Tony Alamo won’t speak; cult leader Alan Bushey faces sentencing; No deal on rape charge for man whose marriage to underage sect member led to conviction of FLDS cult leader Warren Jeffs.

Also: While providing marriage counseling, two associate pastors concealed that a third pastor was having an affair with a man’s wife. Then: A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a charge against an avowed white supremacist accused of threatening a juror.

Religion News Roundup: Dahn Yoga, Virgin Mary as an exorcist, yoga retreats, pagan cops

Religion News Today’s RNB Religion News Roundup includes pagan police officers, and offensive garden gnome, and the Virgin Mary as an exorcist.

Then there are ‘White Sikhs,’ Freemasons, and a Muslim wannabe suicide bomber.

Also: a look a expensive yoga retreats, and a study that shows the downsides of positive thinking.

Plus lots of other religion and ethics-related stuff…

Religion News Roundup: Anthroposophic beauty products; Gays: faith is important; Muslim terror suspect likes women’s feet…

Religion News Roundup In today’s Religion News Roundup: your beauty products may be pushing a religious philosphy; 60% of gays say faith is important to them; and an American preacher arrested in Kenya faces charges of trafficking pornographic material.

Germany has more Muslims than previously thought, and the German government is making some concessions to them.

Meanwhile, the debate about the Burka continues elsewhere.

A brief roundup, posted from our vacation spot.

RNB Religion News Roundup: Scientology abuse exposed; Burka ban considered

Religion News Roundup In today’s religion news roundup, more about the St. Petersburg Times 3-part expose highlighting abuses within the ‘church’ of Scientology — a commercial enterprise that would like you to think it is a religion. A great buyer beware.

Also, what many UK teenagers prefer over faith in God — as well as another religion trends item that addresses the popularity of religion online.

RNB’s Religion News Roundup: faith healing; Buddhists and money; Rumsfeld and the Bible…

Religion News In today’s RNB Religion News Roundup we’ve got items about religious radio/tv programming, the Grand Prix Priest does Britain’s Got Talent, and human rights abuser Donald Rumsfeld quoting the Bible.

Imagine playing John Lennon’s anti-religious Imagine at church…

And then there’s a Catholic spokesman whose quotes newspapers have to —- out.

RNB’s Religion News Roundup: faith healing, witchcraft, exorcism and more…

Religion news Today’s edition of RNB’s Religion News Roundup includes two items about witchcraft, one somewhat funny, and one seriously disturbing.

The funny item involves the believe in Tanzania that by use of witchcraft one can transport crops from one farm to another (i.e. stealing in order to save oneself lots of hard work).

The serious item comes from Nigeria, where hundreds of children falsely accused of witchcraft have been killed.

There are also news items about faith healing, a link to resources for religion reporters covering the on-going torture debacle, and more…